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6 Ways to Cut Your Stroke Risk

Updated guidelines reinforce why it’s so important to do these six things.

By HealthAfter50

Super Foods for Blood Pressure

Certain foods may have the ability to actually lower your numbers.

By HealthAfter50

Sex After a Heart Attack

While sex before a heart condition might have been easy, things change after any coronary diagnosis or event. Here’s what you need to know.

By HealthAfter50

Atrial Fibrillation and Alcohol

Although some alcohol consumption may help protect against heart disease, heavy alcohol intake increases the risk of atrial fibrillation in men.

By HealthAfter50

High Blood Pressure and Your Sex Life

High blood pressure and certain medications used to treat it can cause sexual dysfunction in men and women. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to continue to have a satisfying sex life.

By HealthAfter50

The Truth About Sex After Heart Disease

Most people with stable coronary heart disease can enjoy a healthy sex life. And if you’re unsatisfied with yours, there are ways to address the problem.

By HealthAfter50

How Often to See a Doc for Hypertension

Regular visits to your doctor are an important part of keeping your blood pressure under control. But how often is enough?

By HealthAfter50

5 Ways to Recover After a Stroke

Stroke rehabilitation begins almost immediately after being admitted to the hospital and often continues for at least one to two months afterward. The primary goal is to prevent stroke complications, such as stiffening of the limbs and deep vein thro...

By Rafael H. Llinas, M.D.

Go Green With Your Diet: Your Body Will Thank You

Green smoothies. Green juice. Kale salad. Leafy green vegetables are everywhere, and small surprise once you learn the positive impact they can have on your health and wellness.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

How to Prevent a Holiday Heart Attack

The holidays tend to spike stress levels. Here are ways to prevent heart problems during the holidays.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN